Celebrity Cruise Lines – Cruise Ship Mercury
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
October 01, 2008 (CUOPM)
Cruise stakeholders in St. Kitts and Nevis are looking forward to visits by the 77,000 gross tonne Celebrity Mercury during the 2009-2010 Cruise ship season.
The 1870-passenger Celebrity Mercury will make multiple calls to St. Kitts’ Port Zante on 11-night; 12 and 15-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises.
The Celebrity Mercury will start 12-night Eastern Caribbean cruises on November 9th , November 30th and Dec. 21st 2009 and January 11th and February 1st 2010 with calls to Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Fredericksted, St. Croix; Basseterre, St. Kitts, St. John’s, Antigua and Philipsburg, St. Maarten before returning to Baltimore, Maryland.
A 15-night December 18th 2009 cruise will take the Celebrity Mercury from Puerto Rico to St. Croix, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, Tobago, Grenada, Curacao and Aruba.
The 11-night cruises from Charlotte, South Carolina on February 15, March 8th and March 29th 2010 will take the Celebrity Mercury to Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Kitts and Tortola before returning to South Carolina.
An 11-night March 15th 2010 cruise sees the Celebrity Mercury leaving Puerto Rico for St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. Kitts, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Curacao and Aruba.
The German built Bahamas-registered vessel carries a crew of 900 and a passenger capacity of 1840.
Sister ships of the Celebrity Mercury to visit St. Kitts during the 2008-2009 cruise ship season are the 2,450-passenger Constellation; the 2850-passenger Solstice; the 2281-passenger Galaxy and the 2450-passenger Summit.